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The Central Landfill – the final repository for much of Rhode Island’s trash – is filling up and costs are on the rise, which could mean higher fees for many state residents. more
When Rhode Island lawmakers voted to legalize medical marijuana in 2005, then nonprofit medical dispensaries four years later, it put the state among the forerunners of an increasingly progressive national attitude toward the drug. more
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island ranks fourth in national commercial vehicle safety and enforcement, according to a study released by American Transportation Research Institute this month. more
BOSTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $495,000 to fund two marine projects in the state, including one in New Bedford. more
These could turn out to be golden years for Rhode Island retirees. more
At first glance, Edesia Inc. and General Dynamics Electric Boat would not seem to have much in common. But they do. more
Schoolchildren aren’t exactly gobbling up the healthy lunches they were meant to eat under a national nutrition program, two new studies suggest. more
An industry that put southwest Rhode Island on the economic map – more than 150 years ago – has today become a pit of controversy. more
With her electoral victory, Gina M. Raimondo will become the first woman as well as the 82nd person to be governor of Rhode Island since the Royal Charter of 1663. But her story stands up to the scrutiny that company demands. more
By rejecting again the expansion of gambling at Newport Grand, voters in the City by the Sea have sent a clear message about the direction they want their city to take. But the message has implications far beyond what happens in Newport. more
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